Fall Select Auction: November 3 (2006)

Lot 278-303

278. c.1800 mahogany secretary desk, single board top and sides, plum pudding mahogany drop front with oval string inlay, fitted interior with cubbies and string inlaid door keeps, ornate scrolled feet, replaced hardware. Some repairs and losses. 44"h x 36"w x 22.5"d. 2,000-3,000
279. Tiffany sterling trumpet vase, stepped foot, marked TIFFANY & CO / 18594 MAKERS 7841 / STERLING SILVER / 925-1000 / M. 14"h x 5.25"w, insignificant scratches and minute nicks to rim. 1lb 4.3oz. 900-1,200
280. Tiffany sterling tray, heart shape with ruffled edging trailing into interior, marked TIFFANY & CO MAKERS STERLING 23250L, 8" x 6.5" x 1"h, surface scratches, excellent condition. 9.7oz. 150-250
281. Georg Jensen sterling spoon, curled stem with beaded ending, leaf pattern to outside of bowl, marked 41 GEORG JENSEN DENMARK STERLING, 5.5", excellent condition. 75-150
282. Finnish sterling flatware, with relief stemmed rose decoration: 6 knives, 6.5", and 6 demitasse spoons, 4.75", monogrammed, hallmarked, excellent condition. 100-200
283. Pair of mottled rose marble urns, bronze mounted with flame final, ribbons, acorns, blossoms, overlapping leaves to base, excellent condition, 18"h. 1,200-2,200
284. Pair marble urns, chocolate brown with gray-green veins, mounted with bronze grotesque faces, hanging ribbons with blossoms, acanthus leaves, and horizontal band with relief hunt scene, 23"h, excellent condition. 1,500-2,500
285. Alabaster and marble Art Deco figural lamp, semi-nude lady atop pedestal, incised pointer dog to front of pedestal, back signed Rilgaro Gienugui, 23"h, 7" square base, minor loss to one corner. 800-1,200
286. French marble top two-door cabinet, boulle door panels, ebonized wood, ornate gilt metal trim, reeded corner columns, on bun feet. Medallions of forest satyr with acorn crowns added to doors, repair to top of left door panel, left door panel split, some loss to boulle. 43.5"h x 53"w x 16.5"d. 3,000-5,000
287. Sterling and 14K gold footed center bowl, interior rim with raised decorations including three oriental landscapes and three floral medallions, base marked STERLING & 14K / 6101, 2.25"h x 8"d, 9.6oz, excellent condition. 9.6oz. 150-250
288. Twelve sterling chalices with gold wash bowls, marked OVINGTONS STERLING, 6.5", minor dents and scratches, excellent condition. 4.1oz each. 400-600
289. Twelve sterling chalices, shield hallmarks with NS CO, STERLING, 6.5", minor dents and scratches, excellent condition. 4.5oz each. 400-600
290. Sterling repousse vase, main decoration of medieval knights and hounds with ornate acanthus borders, foot and fluted spout decorated with floral medallions, base stamped 925, dents to rim and foot, 8.75". 9.7oz. 300-400
291. Walnut Art Nouveau plant stand in the style of Louis Majorelle, c.1920, cut-corner top with classic Art Nouveau swirled and open accents, front has large face to upper bout and small face to lower, other sides have carved floral panels, legs inset to lower shelf, hairy hoof feet, original finish with some wear, loss to two feet at tips, 46"h x 17"d top. 1,000-1,500
292. Silvercrest sterling over bronze Arts and Crafts vase, applied silver shoulder decoration of pinecones and stems, base marked Silvercrest STERLING DECORATED BRONZE 2062, dent and patina loss at rim, 3.25"h. 12.1oz. 250-350
293. S. Kirk & Son sterling footed center bowl with handsome bevel style rim, marked S KIRK & SON STERLING 4151, 4"h x 9.25"d, minor scratches and pitting, 25.9oz. 250-350
294. Sterling sherbet set, six weighted sterling sherberts with gold wash interiors, 3.25"h, bases marked STERLING with hallmarks. Sells with Gorham sterling tray, black lacquered base with silver gallery marked GORHAM STERLING 1317, 9.25"d x 0.75"h, excellent condition. 150-250
295. Gorham sterling coffee pot, tall form with ornate top and bottom borders, blossoming swags around middle with large bows, two ivory insulators to handle. Base impressed STERLING 774 GORHAM MFG CO with torch hallmark. Several tiny dents, monogrammed. 8.5"h. 10.8oz. 100-150
296. S. Kirk & Son sterling repousse bowl, border has leafy branches with several types of blossoms, marked S KIRK & SON INC STERLING 15 X, 2"h x 10"d, 14.6 ounces, insignificant scratching, excellent condition. 14.6oz. 250-350
297. Rare circular vitrine, c.1880 French mahogany with mottled rose marble top, bronze gallery in drape and column design, top bout mounting has swirling vines and leaves with vertical ribbons and blossoms, bronze window mounts and feet, minor losses and some insignificant discoloration, 54"h x 26"d. 2,000-3,000
298. Twelve 19th century heavy silver over copper dinner plates, etched lion family crests to front on rim, bird hallmark on reverse. All twelve in matching forms, six with lion rampant crest, six with lion on crown crest. 10.25", excellent condition. 200-300
299. Ornate silver plate samovar with acanthus scroll decorations, etched lion medallion to front, scrolled footed base, unmarked, 21"h, excellent condition. 150-250
300. Ornate silver plate footed punch bowl, 13"h x 16"d, with 21" under tray. Sells with two silver plate ladles: Bailey, Banks & Biddle, and International. Excellent condition. 150-250
301. Burled liquor cabinet, boulle and mother of pearl inlay medallions to front and top, string inlays and ebonized bands, serpentine front, on bun feet. Removeable two-tiered liquor caddy holding four etched and stoppered bottles, 16 etched cordials. Bottles and ten cordials in matching decoration. 10.5"h x 12.75"w x 9.25"d. Minor surface losses and crackelure to cabinet, loss to one bottle rim. 1,000-1,200
302. Arts and Crafts wool carpet runner, Tulip and Lily pattern designed in 1875 by William Morris.  Repeating pattern in dark indigo, two greens, periwinkle, rose & coral.  Manufactured by J.R. Burrows & company, never installed, like new condition.  36' x 3'. 2,000-2,500
303. Pair French mahogany kidney form marble top petite cabinets, each with three-drawers, ormolu mounted hanging leaf accents and feet, ornate brass gallery, mottled marble tops, 28"h x 24"w x 14"d. 700-900